Apple Chicken & Couscous

Frozen apple juice, mustard, and honey combine to make a delicious sauce to drizzle over chicken and couscous in this 30-minute recipe.

Apple Chicken & Couscous
Servings: 4 Prep 5 mins Cook 17 mins


  • 1 cup unprepared whole-wheat couscous
  • 1 cup baby spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard

Make It

1. Place couscous and spinach in bowl. Heat 1/3 cup of the apple concentrate and 2/3 cup water to boiling over high heat in large nonstick skillet. Pour apple liquid into couscous. Stir and cover tightly with foil; set aside.

2. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Over medium-high heat, cook chicken 7 minutes per side or until cooked through. Fluff couscous with fork. Place chicken on top; cover.

3. Whisk together remaining 2/3 cup apple concentrate, honey and mustard. Add apple concentrate mixture to skillet; cook 3 minutes over high heat. Drizzle chicken and couscous with sauce; serve with additional sauce on the side.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 533, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 221, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 59, fiber (g): 4, pro. (g): 49, sodium (mg): 749, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.